Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Ruse, Bulgaria

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.7 km
Ascend 34 m
Descend 27 m

Explore Ruse in Bulgaria with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

All Sightseeing Tours in Ruse Individual Sights in Ruse

Sight 1: Sexaginta Prista

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Sexaginta Prista or just Prista is an ancient Roman fortress on the territory of today's city of Ruse. Sexaginta Prista means "Port of the Sixty Ships".

Wikipedia: Сексагинта Приста (BG)

arrow down foot steps 567 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Rousse Regional Historical Museum

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The Rousse Regional Historical Museum is one of the 11 regional museums of Bulgaria. It acts within the Rousse, Razgrad, and Silistra regions. The museum occupies the building of the former Battenberg Palace, previously a local court, built 1879–1882 by Friedrich Grünanger.

Wikipedia: Rousse Regional Historical Museum (EN)

arrow down foot steps 666 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: St. Pauls Catholic Church

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The St Paul of the Cross Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Rousse in northeastern Bulgaria. It is the cathedral church of the Nikopol diocese and it is dedicated to Saint Paul of the Cross, founder of the Passionists.

Wikipedia: St Paul of the Cross Cathedral (EN)

arrow down foot steps 591 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Museum of urban life Kaliopa House

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The Kaliopa House, a popular name for the Bulgarian "Urban lifestyle of Rousse" museum, was built in 1864. According to a legend, the house was bestowed upon the beautiful Kaliopa, the wife of the Prussian consul Kalish, by the governor of the Danubian Vilayet, Midhat Pasha, who was in love with her.

Wikipedia: Kaliopa House (EN)

arrow down foot steps 881 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 5: Храм Св. Троица

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The Holy Trinity Cathedral is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in the city of Ruse, Bulgaria on the Danube river. It stands next to the modern day opera house. Built beneath the ground in 1632, it is the oldest church in the city and was constructed during the period of Ottoman occupation. As it keeps the holy relics of a number of saints, Ruse's cathedral is often visited by pilgrims. Its rich history and underground interior also pose an interest for tourists, making it one of the main attractions of the city.

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Ruse (EN)

arrow down foot steps 4 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 6: Опера-Русе

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The Ruse Opera and Philharmonic Society is an opera company based in Ruse, Bulgaria, and founded in 1949. It took over the Rousse Opera Society, which had been created in 1914. The new company is one of the oldest state cultural institutions in Bulgaria. With a staff of schooled singers, a choir, the ballet, and the orchestra, there is maturity and the ability to perform a wide range of works.

Wikipedia: Rousse State Opera (EN)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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